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Next on News 7-
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Gunfire erupts at a Danville gas station tonight- wounding at least one person.
Check out the flooding on one island resort.
Music fills the air at Virginia Tech as Dave Matthews returns to Southwest Virgnia.
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And a clothing stores is recalling girls bathrobes.
News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]


Two people are shot at a gas station. Police are still there, trying to learn what happened.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.

[Danville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=99-4 21:54]
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Police say it's apparent brawl between a group of whites and a group of blacks that erupted into gunfire tonight, outside a Danville Gas station.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Tonight]


It hapened at the Piedmont Mini Market on Mount Cross Road.
At this hour we know that at least one person was wounded and brought to the hospital by ambulance.
A second person with a gunshot wound was brought into the hospital by a private vehicle just a few moments later.
One of the victims is in critical condition. The condition of the second victim isn't known.
Police were questioning one person at the scene, but at this point no one's been charged.
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[Execution]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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19-98 was a record-setting year for Virginia executions, and 19-99 is already getting off to an early start.
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[Super=@File;]

Mark Arlo Sheppard was pronounced dead by lethal injection tonight at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt.

The execution came after the U-S Supreme Court turned down Sheppard's final appeal, and Governor Gilmore did not intervene.
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./1993]

Sheppard was convicted of fatally shooting a Chesterfield County couple in 1993.
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[Pipe-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#98-79 50:00]
[GRAPHIC=Pulaski Co. Pipe Bomb]


A Dublin woman is scheduled to appear before a judge tomorrow morning on charges she tried to hire an undercover police officer to commit murder.
We first told you about the charges last night at 11 ... tonight we have new information.
Sources tell NEWS 7, 39- year old Peggy Sullivan wanted the undercover agent to kill her former boyfriend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/Yesterday;]


Sullivan was arrested yesterday afternoon after meeting with the undercover agent in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in Dublin.
Sheriff's investigators had been monitoring the conversation and quickly moved in.
After taking Sullivan into custody they searched her pick- up truck and found two pipe-bombs-- which were later disarmed at a nearby landfill.
Sheriff's officials say they arranged the set-up after receiving a tip last week that Sullivan was looking for a hit man.
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[2:49:10]
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((JIM DAVIS/PULASKI CO. SHERIFF:IT WAS JUST A WELL PLANNED PIECE OF POLICE WORK THAT WORKED WELL AND WE GOT LUCKY. ))


[SUPER=01-Jim Davis/Pulaski Co. Sheriff; :00]
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[OUT Q=got lucky.]
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[VO-NAT]


Investigators are still trying to determine who made the pipe-bombs.
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[***WIPE***WIPE***]


[Martin]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#98-71 1:44:58]
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How much jail time will a man have to serve for escaping from the Martinsville prison farm 25-years ago?
We'll know next month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lavonia, MI/Last Year;]


Alfred Martin pleaded guilty today to fleeing custody in 1974.
Back then, he was serving time for selling marijuana.
Martin was recaptured last year in Michigan, where he was living with his wife and children and running his own business.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Today;]


His family members here in Virginia offered their support today in court.
They're hoping for a lenient sentence.
Martin's attorney says his client just wants a speedy resolution.
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[SOT 30:10-:18]
[IN Q=He wants to put]

((BEN GARDNER/MARTIN'S ATTORNEY: HE WANTS TO PUT THIS BEHIND HIM.. HE WANTS TO GET HOME AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.))
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[OUT Q=quickly as possible.]
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[VO-NAT]


Martin could face five years in prison on the escape charge, but the Commonwealth's Attorney says she is NOT going to ask the judge for the maximum penalty.
Sentencing is set for February 8th.
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[Powell]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-74 1:02:43]
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Turning to a much different charge ... a pediatrician takes care of sick children.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This one did a good job of that, by all accounts... but John Powell also had a weakness for child pornography.
The Lynchburg physician pled guilty today in federal court to TWO counts of receiving and possessing graphic sexual images of children- -nine or ten years old.
The prosecutor says it came to light about a year ago.
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[SOT 12:32:03]
[IN Q=A custodial worker]

((A CUSTODIAL WORKER AT DOCTOR POWELL'S MEDICAL PRACTICE HAPPENED TO SEE SOME IMAGES ON A COMPUTER THAT HE THOUGHT WERE INAPPROPRIATE.))
[SUPER=01-Rusty Fitzgerald/Prosecutor]
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The 59-year old pediatrician was locked up today, but will be sentenced later.

[Impeach]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Senate Trial]


President Clinton's legal team is preparing for Day three defending the President.
Today they tried to persuade Senators the articles of impeachment are flawed.
Jonathan Freed takes us to the Senate floor.
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((GREG CRAIG/WHITE HOUSE SPECIAL COUNSEL): IF YOU CONVICT AND REMOVE THE PRESIDENT ON THESE CHARGES, NO PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WILL BE SAFE FROM IMPEACHMENT. Craig insisted it's not fair to blame the President for his answers based on the definition of sex in the Paula Jones lawsuit. Craig played a tape from Mr. Clinton's deposition a year ago...to show how unsettled it all was before the questioning started. You can hear the President's lawyer. DEFENSE VIDEO/JONES CASE DEPOSITION/JANUARY 1998: YOUR HONOR, THIS IS GOING TO LEAD TO CONFUSION...SO WHY DON'T WE ASK THE PRESIDENT WHAT HE DID OR DIDN'T DO AND THEN WE CAN ARGUE LATER IN COURT AS TO WHAT IT MEANS. Craig insisted the Republican prosecutors are making too much out of too little. For example, he argued that when the President and Monica Lewinsky differ over when their relationship began, it is simply a case of two people with two different recollections.
CRAIG: NOT ALL DISPARITIES IN TESTIMONY ARE NECESSARILY...PERJURY CASES. (PARAPHRASED)
The White House lawyer was later criticized by one of the House prosecutors...who claimed Craig was missing the larger issue. REP. BILL McCOLLUM/HOUSE MANAGER-PROSECUTOR/R-FL.: THE ISSUE HERE IS THE BIG PICTURE QUESTION AGAIN. DID THE PRESIDENT TELL BIG LIES IN FRONT OF THE GRAND JURY? JONATHAN FREED, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.)


[Fiji-Floods]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's called Fiji's Coral Coast-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nadi, Fiji]


but its hard to tell where the coast begins- Flooding has left much of the coastal area underwater.
These folks walked hand in hand- sticking together as they walked across a flooded region.
Flooding in the South Pacific has left tourists stranded at hotels and the airport--- Many homes and and restaurants

are filled with mud.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Dave-Matthews]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-76 56:23]
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Dave Matthews was back in Southwest Virginia last night, performing at Virginia Tech. There was no band this time, just Dave, a friend, and a lot of talent.
Eric Earnhart has more.
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Two men, two guitars, and one grammy-nominated song captivated the crowd of three thousand from the very beginning...


NATSOT CHEERING




The only unhappy fans were the ones caught outside, still without tickets, when the "sold out" signs went up on the auditorium doors... though they could at least pick up his latest C-D which went on sale in stores this week.

Matthews returns to Southwestern Virginia less than a year after his band kicked off it's international tour to a sellout crowd at Victory Stadium...

And while this accoustic tour with fellow Charlottesville musicial Tim Reynolds lacks the physical voltage of the earlier tour... The intensity of Reynold's performance, and the power of Matthew's vocals keep the spiritual energy level as high as ever....

And his words and music are reaching across generations... Lynette and Bert Moyer never imagined they'd get hooked on their daughter's music... they did, enough to stand in line for t-shirts...


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[IN Q=it's complicated]

((LYNETTE MOYER/FAN; IT'S COMPLICATED, INTERESTING, IT'S REAL MUSIC... AND IT'S BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER? IT'S BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER [LAUGHS])) [RUNS09]
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((BERT MOYER/FAN; THEY'RE IN THE PIT, FRONT ROW BY THE STAGE, WE;RE IN THE LAST ROW... THAT'S WHERE THE PARENTS BELONG,)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=parents belong.]



Whever they sat, they considered themselvs lucky just to be here... Dave Matthews next ten shows are already sold out.
Eric Earnhart, News 7. ))


[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Thousands of girls' bathrobes are being recalled. Still ahead, we'll tell you which robes are involved, and what you should do.
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[VO-NAT]

And a 65 year old woman is among the people charged with bringing thousands of dollars' worth of drugs into this prison.
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[SPORTS PREVIEW]

[Sports-Preview]


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((O-K sports fans, here's a peep at tonight's sports, Jeff Gordon leads testing among the general motors cars at Daytona Roanoker George Lynch has a couple of options as a free agent in the N-B-A the Roanoke Express prepares for a big all star weekend beginning with Peoria on Friday night and the Knights and cougars square off in a big R-V-D basketball game.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Robe-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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If know a little girl who wears bathrobes from "Limited Too", you will want to know about an important recall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the robes in question do not meet flame-resistance standards for children's sleepware.
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[Take Pinnacle Page 1008]
So Limited Too is recalling 17 thousand girls' robes. They are sizes 7 to 14, in violet, teal and plaid, made of 100 percent polyester fleece. All have a "Made in Sri Lanka" label, and were sold in the last four months of last year.
If you have any questions about this recall, call the "Limited Too" store where the robe was purchased.
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[Forge-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Company officials for Virginia Forge say they have no idea how their press operator was killed on the job.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan;]

43-year old Lewis Wheeler, Jr, of Montvale, died of massive head injuries this morning shortly after arriving to work.
The Buchanan manufacturer of steel automotive parts will be closed through tomorrow while investigators try to learn what happened.
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[Bland-prison]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=khu]
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They've begun rounding up 22 people charged in a drug trafficking scheme INSIDE the Bland prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bland Co.]


Four prison GUARDS are among those indicted along with inmates... and their friends and relatives on the outside.


Over the last three and a half years, according to the federal indictment unsealed today, 50-thousand dollars worth of marijuana and other illicit drugs passed through prison gates.
The alleged kingpin of this "continuing criminal enterprise" is inmate Mike Fulcher.
His 65-year old mother is named as a co-conspirator.
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((YOU KNOW HOW IT IS THEY JUST COME AND GET YOU. AND SAY LET'S GO.))
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[ANCHOR-Jean]
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The feds are also taking steps to seize her nine-acre home off Plantation Road.
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[Stanley]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./October 1998;]


A Henry County man convicted of killing his brother will spend a year behind bars.
Jason Stanley was sentenced this afternoon.
The judge gave him 12-months in jail and a 25-hundred dollar fine.
A jury found him guilty of voluntary manslaughter for shooting his older brother Scott to death last Febraury.
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[L'burg-Crime]


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Lynchburg's crime rate is heading down, but it's not all good news.
There were more murders, rapes and assaults last year than in 1997, but the overall crime rate is still the best it's been in 23 years.
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[Take Pinnacle Page 1006]
Recent statistics show murders rose 50 percent from 4 in 1997 to 6 last year.. the number of rapes and assaults also jumped four percent in 1998. [Take Next Page 1007]
But the city saw a large DECREASE in its number of robberies and larcenies.. enough to drop the overall crime rate by nearly 8 percent.
And the total of 32-hundred nine offenses is the lowest since 1975.
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[Carvins-Cove]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Plans to make Carvin's Cove more user-friendly for bikers and boaters-- are entering a new phase.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carvin's Cove/File Tape;]


City council is looking into ways to maximize the watershed's recreational use while protecting the city's main water supply.
Consultants with the project have now just finished testing to evaluate conditions around the cove.
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((GENE WHITESELL/WHITESEEL ORRISON INC.: WE'RE NOW LOOKING AT WHAT USES THE PUBLIC WANTS AND ASSESSING THEM IN TERMS OF HOW THEY WILL IMPACT THE SITE AND WATER QUALITY.))
[SUPER=01-Gene Whitesell/Consultant;]
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[VO-NAT]


The public will get a chance to give its input at a forum in April.
Final recommendations will be made to city council in September.
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[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Virgil Goode loses a top aide, but is it a sign of something bigger to come? That story is still ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And steelworkers come to capitol in big numbers today. They hope Washington can help keep their jobs.
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[Goode-Aide]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode]


A big change in the office of Congressman Virgil Goode -- chief-of-staff Jim Sievert has resigned.
But Goode says it has nothing to do with rumors that he might switch parties.
Disaffected Democrats complained about Goode's votes FOR impeachment last month.
But Goode says Jim Sievert quit over how the office was run.



[Steel-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
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Thousands stood up for steel at the Nation's capitol-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC]


U-S steelworkers are protesting the import of low cost steel products.
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[SOT 15:15:53]
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((GEORGE BECKER/UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA: THE GENTLEMEN FROM THE INDUSTRY, THEY'VE TOLD ME WE COULD WORK ZERO WAGES, NOTHING NOTHING AND THEY STILL CAN'T COMPETE AGAINST FOREIGN STEEL. WITH PRICES THAT ARE COMING IN. WHAT THE HELL DO THEY WANT FROM US??))
[SUPER=01-George Becker/United Steelworkers of America;]
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[OUT Q=want from us?]
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[VO-NAT]


One sign today read save my daddy's job-
10 thousand steel related layoffs are blamed on foreign imports.
Steel imports hit a record last year- and struggling U-S steel companies say they can't compete.
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[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=X5001;][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
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The N-B-A lockout ended today and we'll tell you how that effects some local free agents Jeff Gordon has a fast run at Daytona and some news from the Roanoke Express.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Atlanta, GA/1998 Peach Bowl; :]


Virginia Head Coach George Welsh has been named the Division one college coach of the year by the Metropolitan New York Football Writers Association.
The winningest coach in A-C-C history will pick up the honor at the Eastern College football Awards banquet on February 16-th.
Now here's tonights numbers.
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[S-PH]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-31]
[GRAPHIC=High School Hoops]


The Knights of Cave Spring knocked off another opponent in the Roanoke Valley District beating Pulaski County 89 to 54.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Knights vs Cougars; :]


Cougar coach Mark Casseri and Knights coach Billy Hicks looking the action over on the floor.
The Knights lead the Cougars and with this good ball movement it frees up Justin Shirley for the three pointer.
The Cougars go to their main man Dorian Hendricks who hits the short jumper cutting into the Knights lead.
Cave Spring would then pull away as J.J. Redick knocks down three of his 25 points in the game.
The Cougars would try to stay close as Hendricks
[SUPER=33-Cave Spring/89/Pulaski Co./54/;]

drives the lane and gets the tough shot to go plus the foul but the Knights win it 89 to 54.
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[S-Lynch]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-21 20124TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA LOCKOUT]


The NBA lockout is set to end at two o'clock tomorrow look for a whilwind of deals to be announced.
[GRAPHIC=GEORGE LYNCH]


As far as our local NBA talent is concerned, it looks like George Lynch definitely will not be back in Vancouver with the Grizzlies.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vancouver, BC; :00]


The free agent forward who now lives in Plano, Texas has been working out during the lockout with members of the Dallas Mavericks.
But right now it appears that George will end up with the Milwaukee Bucks. That would be a good fit for Lynch since both he and new Bucks head coach George Karl are UNC grads.
Lynch also is looking at Philadelphia and Charlotte.
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-24]
[GRAPHIC=hometown hoops weekly]


It's Wednesday and that means Steve Mason joins us courtside with another edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@steve1; :04]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Maroons vs. Bobcats; :13]
[SUPER=01-Al Copenhaver/George Wythe Head Coach; :19]
[SUPER=01-Matt Williams/Maroons Leading Scorer; :44]
[SUPER=01-Thad Umberger/Maroon Senior; :58]
[SUPER=01-Lance Goff/Maroon Guard; 1:18]
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[OUT Q=..hometown hoops weekly"]
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((The Maroons are not only racking up wins, but wins over quality opponents. George Wythe topped a tough Radford with balance. While Matt Williams leads the Hogoheegee district in scoring, averaging 19.5 points a game, the junior says it's not talent that makes this group tick. ((:))
Thad Umberger is the only senior on the team and the clear leader. ((:))
The Maroons seem to have all the components to make a run at a single A state title. George Wythe has not reached the state post season since 1982.))
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-28 1:17:02]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Peoria]


The Roanoke Express is back in the Round House this Friday Night to face the Peoria Riverman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning; :00]


There IS no place like home for the Express. The team, which practiced at the Roanoke Civic center this morning, has played eight of their last nine games on the road. In one of those games the Riverman scored five goals.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="it]
[SUPER=01-Jason Dailey/Express Defenseman; :00]
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[OUT Q=...get back here"]
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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And coming up, The Express gears up for a big all star weekend beginning with Friday nights game against Peoria.
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[VO-NAT]


And Jeff Gordon Smokes the G-M cars today during practice at Daytona.
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[Lotto]

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The General Motors cars wrapped up testing this afternoon at Daytona.
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Jeff Gordon posted the fastest GM speed today with a lap at 192 point 452 miles an hour.
Gordon and the Rainbow warriors are testing two different Chevys this week.
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Gordon posted an amazing 13 wins last season, but he was more impressed with another statistic.
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How do you have a fashion show in conservative Hong Kong without using sex appeal?
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Drums, dancing and futuristic designs kicked off an unusual fashion show in Hong Kong this week. But it wasn't the typical catwalk show of New York or Paris. The sex appeal of those shows would be risky business in Hong Kong. So popular designers use anything from space helmets to this bizzare leather outfit to sell clothing under their label. The designs drew a few shocked reactions -- but also a few laughs.
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